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14 LLM Programs in Civil Law Studies 2020

Law school graduates and lawyers routinely apply an LL.M. to gain expertise in a specialized area of law, such as tax law or international law, or to move from one practice area into another.

Master of Laws (LLM) in Civil Law Studies

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14 Results in Civil Law Studies

Edinburgh Law School - The University of Edinburgh

This programme aims to equip you with an in-depth understanding of core areas of private law across the two great legal traditions of Europe, common and civil law. ... [+]

Programme description

This programme aims to equip you with an in-depth understanding of core areas of private law across the two great legal traditions of Europe, common and civil law. It offers you the opportunity to obtain an advanced qualification that is both academically rigorous and professionally beneficial.

Drawing on both the civil and common-law traditions, it combines the comparative study of key areas of private law with the dynamics of European harmonisation initiatives. It is particularly suited to those who have studied a range of private law subjects at undergraduate level, although it is also open to those whose undergraduate law degree has combined other specialisations.... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
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English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
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Baltic International Academy

Programme: Private Law Type: Complete study programme ... [+]

Programme: Private Law Type: Complete study programme Degree to be obtained: Master Length: 1,5 years (3 terms) Language: Russian Fee per year:* 1800 EUR (for EU students) / 2500 EUR (for non-EU students) * Other information: The payment for the dormitory is starting at 165 EUR. Additional information about accommodation opportunities is available by link:http://bsa.edu.lv/lang/eng/erasmus_plushostel.html. For additional information please contact our Admission committee or see our webpage.

Curriculum

Logic and methods of scientific research Pedagogy and psychology of higher education Issues in theory of state and law Topical issues in civil law in Latvia and EU: General Part Property... [-]
Latvia Riga
Open Enrollment
English (US),Russian
Full-time
3 semesters
Campus
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Melbourne Law School

The Melbourne Law Masters is a graduate law program of the highest quality, available to law and non-law graduates. The specialization in public and international law bri ... [+]

The Melbourne Law Masters is a graduate law program of the highest quality, available to law and non-law graduates.

The specialization in public and international law brings together constitutional, administrative and public international law in recognition of the increasing interdependence of international and domestic law. An extraordinary range of subjects across the entire field of public law offers students access to the latest developments in theory and practice in Australia and elsewhere. The program will appeal both to practitioners and to scholars with backgrounds or interests in government, international institutions, not-for-profit organizations, business/government relations and international development. Students may specialize in international law, Australian public law or comparative public law, or may choose a range of subjects from across different areas to suit their own interests and needs. ... [-]

Australia Melbourne
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English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 4 years
Campus
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University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences

To meet the need for in-depth training in this area, this unique, part-time programme provides a 'gold standard' for education in this field. ... [+]

Overview

To meet the need for in-depth training in this area, this unique, part-time programme provides a 'gold standard' for education in this field.

Developments over the last two decades have made public procurement law one of the most exciting and rapidly evolving areas of law. Given the extent to which legal rules now govern the day to-day conduct of most procurement activity, knowledge of procurement law has become vital for anyone working in public sector procurement.

This programme is open to those with a legal background and those without, and does not require a law degree. It is designed in particular for:

procurement officers whose role demands an understanding of the legal rules policy makers responsible for designing and implementing legal rules on procurement lawyers advising on public procurement those seeking to undertake research or teaching in public procurement ... [-]
United Kingdom Nottingham
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English (US)
Part-time
10 - 24 months
Online & Campus Combined
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Koc University - Istanbul Turkey

Koç University Law School aims to nurture creative and sophisticated lawyers with its content-rich courses in public law, private law, and its core program, which enables ... [+]

LLMs in Civil Law Studies.

Why Choose A Koç University LLM Program of Public Law or Private Law?

• Globally recognized professors (and lecturers), distinguished by their publications, research and practice of legal profession.

• Up-to-date courses structured on well-established legal knowledge.

• Research and learning of different legal disciplines based on multi-dimensional perspectives.

• An atmosphere that stimulates academic and vocational progress, whereby legal issues comprising comparative and international aspects are thoroughly examined.

• An integrated program with workshops, seminars and other activities parallel to the curriculum.... [-]

Turkey Istanbul
September 2020
English (US)
Full-time
12 - 24 months
Campus
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Beijing Institute Of Technology

The program of Law at BIT, with law as its key subject, has carried out characteristic education in Jurisprudence (with Customary Law and Legal Methods as the core), Civi ... [+]

The program of Law at BIT, with law as its key subject, has carried out characteristic education in Jurisprudence (with Customary Law and Legal Methods as the core), Civil and Commercial Law (with Intellectual Property Law as the core), Environmental and Resources Protection Law (with Energy Law and Environmental Tort Law as the core), International law (with Laws of Air Space and Outer Space and International Human Rights Protection Law as the core) and Procedural Law (with Judicial and Procedural System as the core).

Students are equipped with the solid basic theory of law, the basic training of legal thought and legal practice, and the background knowledge of natural science foundation and science and engineering, who then have the ability to analyze and solve problems with legal theory and legal methods.... [-]

China Beijing
September 2020
Chinese,English (US)
Full-time
Campus
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UAEU United Arab Emirates University

The public law specialty emphasizes the laws related to the state, as a sovereign state, such as Criminal Law, Administrative Law, International Law, and Constitutional L ... [+]

Overview

The public law specialty emphasizes the laws related to the state, as a sovereign state, such as Criminal Law, Administrative Law, International Law, and Constitutional Law. The program is designed to enhance the graduates’ professional skills, their abilities to think critically, to analyze legal arguments, to articulate ideas, to research efficiently, to write effectively, and to support the college's academic position as a remarkable university within the UAE and abroad.

UAEU now ranks #1 in the UAE based on the Times Higher Education Ranking! We are also #5 in the Middle East, #49th in Asia and #70 in the Young University Rankings of 2019.

Program Objectives Build and develop in-depth a solid and advanced scientific base of knowledge in public law among the students. Enable students to conduct in-depth researches and specialized legal studies in different areas of public law. Develop creativity and advanced continuous knowledge in the field of Public Law. Provide students with the highest values and ethics necessary for the exercise of the legal profession. Program Learning Outcomes ... [-]
United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi Al Ain
August 2020
Arabic
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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UAEU United Arab Emirates University

Private Law is the branch of law that deals with the relations between individuals or institutions, rather than relations between these and the state. ... [+]

Overview

Private Law is the branch of law that deals with the relations between individuals or institutions, rather than relations between these and the state. This specialty attracts the law graduates who are looking to get recruited in trading companies, law firms, economic establishments, and the judiciary. The program aims at providing graduates with adequate research and professional skills through focusing on financial transactions between individuals whether it be civil or commercial transactions.

UAEU now ranks #1 in the UAE based on the Times Higher Education Ranking! We are also #5 in the Middle East, #49th in Asia and #70 in the Young University Rankings of 2019.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi Al Ain
August 2020
Arabic
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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University of Groningen

The basic approach of the LLM in Public International Law is that students learn most from being actively engaged in working on international law topics. Lectures are a u ... [+]

“Imagine all the people, Sharing all the world... You may say I'm a dreamer, But I'm not the only one…” (John Lennon). International law is not a dream nor for dreamers.

The program is designed to provide an optimal mix to ensure the realization of our goals in the field of knowledge dissemination and the training of academic, legal and practical skills. Within these parameters, the program offers some flexibility in the range of courses that can be chosen. The master's thesis allows you to spend considerable time to study a topic of your choice under the supervision of an experienced staff member.

Why study this program in Groningen?

The basic approach of the program is that students learn most from being actively engaged in working on international law topics. Lectures are a useful form of teaching, but much of the work will be done through the practical investigation of relevant issues in international law and critical interaction between lecturers and students and among students. The program is suitable for recent law graduates as well as for young professionals working in private practice or in the public sector.... [-]

Netherlands Groningen
September 2020
English (US)
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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Utrecht University

Our master’s program in Public International Law (PIL) at Utrecht University will equip you with a broad range of tools to address current legal concerns facing the globa ... [+]

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Our Master’s program in Public International Law (PIL) at Utrecht University will equip you with a broad range of legal tools to address current legal concerns facing the world. PIL is a flexible program that offers you many options, both during your study period and in your career possibilities post-graduation. As an added benefit, the international mix of students in this program means that you – by working together – will actually offer each other personal "comparative" insights on international law.

Two specialisation tracksIn today’s globalised world, public international law addresses complex, challenging issues that touch everyone’s lives. In the PIL program, you will explore common themes of public international law with the option to take a specialisation in two tracks:... [-]

Netherlands Utrecht Middelburg
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English (US)
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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The College of Law

The Master of Laws (Applied Law) in Common Law Practice (NZ) is designed to meet the needs of the New Zealand legal profession for higher level, practice-based skills acq ... [+]

THE LLM (APPLIED LAW) COMMON LAW PRACTICE

The Master of Laws (Applied Law) in Common Law Practice is designed to meet the needs of the New Zealand legal profession for higher level, practice-based skills acquisition across a range of specialized practice areas.

Six of the initial subjects of this programme is also designed to equip foreign qualified lawyers with the knowledge and skills needed to pass the six subjects New Zealand Law and Practice Examination (NZLPE).

NZLPE Part I (New Zealand Legal System) - NZLP1 Constitutional and Administrative Law Practice (New Zealand) NZLPE Part II (Law of Contract) - NZLP2 Commercial Contracts Practice (New Zealand) NZLPE Part III (Criminal Law) - NZLP3 Criminal Law Practice (New Zealand) NZLPE Part IV (Property) - NZLP6 Property Law Practice (New Zealand) NZLPE Part V (Law of Torts) - NZLP5 Personal Injury and Torts Practice (New Zealand) NZLPE Part VI (Equity) - NZLP7 Wills, Estates and Trusts Practice (New Zealand) WHY A MASTER OF LAWS (APPLIED LAW)? ... [-]
New Zealand Auckland
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English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
Online
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Université de Montréal Law Faculty

This program responds to the reality of an increasingly interconnected world that requires jurists to deal with various legal systems from both the civil law and common l ... [+]

This program responds to the reality of an increasingly interconnected world that requires jurists to deal with various legal systems from both the civil law and common law traditions. Renowned professors from various countries join the faculty of the Faculty to share the foundations of their legal systems.

This program offers courses such as:

Methodology and epistemology of comparative law Civil law, influence, and competition games German private law Private law of the Ibero-American States Private law of the Asian states Right of the Common Law Private Arab-Muslim law Comparative law of family and people Access to justice and conflict resolution in comparative law Indigenous law ... [-]
Canada Montreal
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French
Full-time
12 months
Campus
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Université de Montréal Law Faculty

The Comparative Common Law LL.M. intends to meet the training needs of jurists and foreign students interested in a program that considers the globalization of exchanges, ... [+]

This program is designed to provide a solid foundation in the methodology as well as the substantive and procedural rules of the common law tradition. It is particularly well-suited for jurists trained in the civil law tradition who wish to understand the foundational elements of the common law tradition in a global context where lawyers with civil law and common law backgrounds regularly interact.

The Comparative Common Law LL.M. intends to meet the training needs of jurists and foreign students interested in a program that considers the globalization of exchanges, the economic integration of the Americas, and the specific legal needs arising from those events. With a theoretical, critical, and pragmatic approach, the program includes various educational methods including lectures, seminars, and problem-based learning.... [-]

Canada Montreal
January 2020
English (US)
Full-time
12 months
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Loyola Law School

An LLM in Civil Litigation & Advocacy is an ideal choice for students interested in becoming international trial attorneys. Through this specialization, you will bene ... [+]

Loyola's LLM program is designed for foreign law graduates and experienced foreign and U.S. attorneys. Our program allows students to build a flexible curriculum in American law and prepares them to become leaders in a globalized market. Loyola’s campus, designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry, is ideally positioned in downtown Los Angeles, California – a legal, tech, media, fashion and financial capital. At Loyola we care about our students and we want them to achieve their academic and professional goals.

An LLM in Civil Litigation & Advocacy is an ideal choice for students interested in becoming international trial attorneys. Through this specialization, you will benefit from Loyola’s highly ranked trial advocacy program. You will learn in the Girardi building, with its several classrooms designed to replicate typical U.S. courtrooms and court facilities. You will take classes with professors with storied careers and experiences in the courtroom. Loyola is renowned for transforming students into stellar trial attorneys, and you will be no exception.... [-]

USA Los Angeles
August 2020
English (US)
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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